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France vs Portugal: Four star Players to Watch Out for
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France vs Portugal: Four star Players to Watch Out for

France will tonight tackle Portugal in their final Group F fixture at the Ferenc Puskás Stadium in Hungary. Didier Deschamps’s men currently top Group F with 4 points from two games, while Germany is in the second position with 3 points, followed by Portugal with 3 points and Hungary with 1 point. The Les Bleus are through to the next round and will finish first if they beat Portugal or if they draw and Germany does not beat Hungary. If France loses and Hungary wins, second place will be decided on the overall goal difference. Portugal, on the other hand, will go through if they avoid defeat against France. Fernando Santos’s men will go through to the next round if they avoid defeat against France. Portugal will finish first if they beat France and Germany do not beat...
Six killed as Troops foil Boko Haram attack in Borno town
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Six killed as Troops foil Boko Haram attack in Borno town

An attack by Boko Haram terrorists on Sunday June 20, was foiled by troops of Joint Task Force North East Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) deployed at the Forward Operational Base (FOB) of 152 Battalion, Kumshe in Borno State. Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier-General Onyema Nwachukwu said the insurgents tried to infiltrate the camp on four gun trucks and several motorcycles through the northern part of the troops’ deployment but were met with fierce fire by the highly alert troops, resulting in the instant killing of six terrorists. Nwachukwu said the troops who remained dogged and sustained heavy gunfire on the terrorists during the encounter, routed and forced the terrorists to flee in total disarray, leading to the capture of six AK 47 Rifles, one handheld grenade, assorted...
Hummels Own Goal as France Overcome Germany
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Hummels Own Goal as France Overcome Germany

A calamitous own goal from Mats Hummels gave world champions France a 1-0 victory over Germany in their Euro 2020 opener at the Allianz Arena. Hummels, recalled by Germany boss Joachim Low for the tournament following a two-year absence, sliced Lucas Hernandez's cross into his own net (20) to give favourites France, runners-up at the last Euros, a winning start in Group F. The eagerly-anticipated encounter proved an absorbing affair, although a little cagier than many were expecting, with clear scoring opportunities at a premium after the own goal. Serge Gnabry went closest for Germany, sending a looping volley narrowly over the bar from a Robin Gosens cross, while France, their ranks bolstered by the return of Karim Benzema, who started up front, struck the post through midfi...
UFC: Israel Adesanya defeats Vettori to retain middleweight title
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UFC: Israel Adesanya defeats Vettori to retain middleweight title

  Nigerian-born UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya has retained his Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight belt after defeating Italian fighter, Marvin Vettori. Adesanya defeated Vettori in a unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) at the Gila River Arena in Arizona on Sunday. The fight was the second time both fighters will be facing each other in the UFC, with Adesanya running out victorious through a split decision in their first meeting in April 2018. Both fighters have had heated conversations during their press conferences before the encounter, but Adesanya says he is ready to defend his title. Adesanya rules the middleweight division after failing to secure the light heavyweight title from Poland’s Jan Blachowicz last March. The 31-year-old a...
Three soldiers injured as troops kill ISWAP terrorists
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Three soldiers injured as troops kill ISWAP terrorists

Several ISWAP Terrorists have been killed troops of the Nigerian Army under the Operation Hadin Kai in Dikwa town, Borno State. Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima said the gallant troops decisively dealt with the terrorists who were attempting to infiltrate the town on Tuesday June 8. The terrorists reportedly came into the town in five gun trucks, motorcycles and foot. They were however, met with superior fire power by troops in conjunction with air bombardment by Air Task Force. The statement read; “The marauding terrorists were thoroughly vanquished forcing them to withdraw in high state of confusion abandoning their truck, guns and ammunition. “During the encounter, six members of the terrorists groups were neutralized, several others wer...
Super Eagles are Ready for 2021 AFCON – Goalkeeper Maduka Okoye
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Super Eagles are Ready for 2021 AFCON – Goalkeeper Maduka Okoye

Super Eagles first choice Goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye has stated his belief that the players are ready for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations even though thet lost to Cameroon last Friday, June 4. Gernot Rohr’s men lost 1-0 at the Wiener Neustadt Stadium in Austria after Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa’s 37th-minute goal. The match saw newbies Abraham Marcus, Valentine Ozornwafor and Terem Moffi make their international debuts. Despite the loss, Sparta Rotterdam star Maduka says the team is prepared for the next African footbalk tournament. He also expressed the Eagles’ readiness to square up against Cameroon for the second leg this week. “We have taken some positives from the first match against Cameroon,” Okoye was quoted by NFF media. “We had a good game and it was unfortunate t...
Nigeria 0-1 Cameroon: Nigerians react after Zambo Anguissa’s strike condemns Super Eagles to defeat
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Nigeria 0-1 Cameroon: Nigerians react after Zambo Anguissa’s strike condemns Super Eagles to defeat

Fulham's Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa scored the only goal as Cameroon defeated Nigeria 1-0 in an international friendly match on Friday, June 4. Gernot Rohr's side started with record breaking Belgian league goalscorer Paul Onuachu, who almost broke the deadlock in the third minute but his header was parried by goalkeeper Simon Omossola. Minutes later later he tried another attempt to score but it was wide off target. Despite Nigeria's constant forays in attacking spaces against their West African neighbors, it was Cameroon  who opened the scoring through Zambo Anguissa's strike in the 37th minute. Rohr did chops and changes to his team to bring forth an equalizer but Cameroon held firm and Nigeria lost the match. Prior to this encounter at the Stadion Weiner Neus...
Friendly: How we’ll Play against Super Eagles – Cameroon coach, Conceicao
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Friendly: How we’ll Play against Super Eagles – Cameroon coach, Conceicao

  Cameroon coach, Toni Conceicao, has issued a warning to the Super Eagles of Nigeria ahead of both sides’ international friendly clash on Friday night at the Stadion Wiener Neustadt in Austria. Conceicao said that the Indomitable Lions are going to play a game with ambition against Gernot Rohr’s men, adding that they will defend their chances on the pitch to win against Nigeria. “It is a game we want to win because to us, it is not just a friendly game,” Conceicao said at his pre-match press conference. “You look at Nigeria and Cameroon as two rivals who share a common border as countries. “Our approach will be to win even though we will try some players to see how they react. The kick-off time for Nigeria vs Cameroon is 8:30 pm, Nigerian time. Meanwhile, the...
FA Cup Announces team of the Season, Snubs Iheanacho [Full list]
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FA Cup Announces team of the Season, Snubs Iheanacho [Full list]

  The Emirates FA Cup has announced the team of the 2020/21 season in a post via their Twitter handle. The 2020/21 FA Cup season ended last month with Leicester City beating Chelsea 1-0 in the final at Wembley, thanks to Youri Tielemans’s only goal of the encounter. Despite playing a key role in Leicester City’s first-ever FA Cup title, Nigerian striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, was not included in the team of the competition this year. Iheanacho scored four goals in six appearances for Leicester in FA Cup, among which include a brace against Manchester United in the quarter-final and netting the only goal in the semi-final win against Southampton. Wesley Fofana, Caglar Soyuncu, James Justin, Youri Tielemans, Bruno Fernandes, Reece James, Hakim Ziyech, Tammy Abraham, Wall...
Asisat Oshoala wins the treble with Barcelona (Photos)
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Asisat Oshoala wins the treble with Barcelona (Photos)

Super Falcons captain, Asisat Oshoala has won the treble with Barcelona after defeating Levante 4-2 in Sunday’s Copa de la Reina final. This season, the Blaugranes have won the Uefa Women’s Champions league, the Primera Division (for a record sixth time) and now the Copa de la Reina. On Sunday, May 30, Lluis Cortes’ women playing at the Estadio Municipal de Butarque rampaged their opponents defence scoring as early as the fifth minute through Patricia Guijarro gave Barcelona a fifth-minute lead after heading. Cortes’ doubled their lead in the 20th minute as Alexia Putellas flicked the ball past onrushing Lopez. Nine minutes later Barca scored again. In the second half, Levante scored one goal a minute to the hour mark as Alba Redondo rolled the ball inside the ne...
 God has anointed Tinubu as next president of Nigeria” – Bishop Ipinmoroti
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 God has anointed Tinubu as next president of Nigeria” – Bishop Ipinmoroti

General Overseer and Primate of Christ Revelation Church of God , Bishop Ayodeji Ipinmoroti has said God revealed to him that Tinubu would become the next President of the country. According to the Nation, Bishop Ipinmoroti made the revelation to commemorate the children's day celebration in Lagos state. He said God did not design Nigeria to disintegrate and that his recent encounter with God that showed him former Lagos Governor Bola Tinubu will emerge next President. Ipinmoroti stated that certain mysteries need to be tackled for Tinubu Presidency to materialise. He claimed that many of Tinubu's political associates would betray him before the elections but that won't stop him from becoming president. Bishop Ipinmoroti said God showed him “Nigeria system will work agai...
UCL final: Manchester City to beat Chelsea 2-0 – Michael Owen
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UCL final: Manchester City to beat Chelsea 2-0 – Michael Owen

  Former Liverpool and England star, Michael Owen has predicted victory for Manchester City when they clash with Premier League rivals Chelsea in the final of the Champions League on Saturday. Manchester City and Chelsea will lock horns in Porto in the finale of this season’s Champions League. While Pep Guardiola’s City are looking forward for a first Champions League win, Chelsea are hoping to lift a second having won the trophy back in 2012, defeating Bayern Munich. Man City are the favourites on papers going into the crunch encounter but Chelsea have beaten City twice in the past six weeks under Thomas Tuchel. But Owen, the former Real Madrid and Manchester United striker, believes Pep Guardiola’s side will get their revenge this time and become the sixth English...
“Stop Cursing my Son and husband”- Actress Toyin Abraham Breaks Down in Tears as she Addresses her Issue with Lizzy Anjorin
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“Stop Cursing my Son and husband”- Actress Toyin Abraham Breaks Down in Tears as she Addresses her Issue with Lizzy Anjorin

Actress Toyin Abraham broke down in tears yesterday evening while addressing her lingering squabble with her colleague in the movie industry, Liz Anjorin. Recall that back in September 2019, an Instagram blog reported that Liz was 'held and searched for drug peddling' during her hajj trip to Saudi Arabia. The report went on to say the actress was 'teary all through her encounter with the security agents at the airport'. In her response to the story, Liz Anjorin said her investigations revealed that her colleague, Toyin Abhram 'leaked' the story to blogs and she came for her guns blazing. Toyin at the time responded with threats to sue Liz. Well, recently, the story came up again after Liz had an interview with social media influencer, Esabod. It appeared during the interview, Esa...
EPL final day: Tuchel Names Chelsea Player to Compete against Aston Villa
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EPL final day: Tuchel Names Chelsea Player to Compete against Aston Villa

  Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has named the player who will be in his side’s squad to face Aston Villa in the Premier League final day fixture on Sunday. According to Tuchel, Andreas Christensen will be included in the Chelsea squad against Aston Villa at Villa Park after the defender participated in full training on Thursday and Friday. The German disclosed this on Friday during his pre-match press conference. Chelsea head to the game following a 2-1 win over Leicester City in their last Premier League encounter. The Blues are currently in the third position on the Premier League table with 67 points from 37 games. “Andreas Christensen will be in the squad,” said Tuchel. “He did full training today and also yesterday without any problems, so he will be back....
EPL: Iheanacho Gives Reason for Fight Between Leicester, Chelsea Players During 2-1 Defeat
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EPL: Iheanacho Gives Reason for Fight Between Leicester, Chelsea Players During 2-1 Defeat

  Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho has provided a reason for the fight between his teammates and Chelsea players towards the end of their Premier League on Tuesday. The Blues climbed above the Foxes in the table and into the Champions League driving seat after the 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge. And one of the talking points of the encounter was in injury time when a fight broke out between the Blues stars and Leicester City players. It all began when Antonio Rudiger reacted to Leicester City right-back Ricardo Pereira’s late challenge on Ben Chilwell. Iheanacho explained that he was only trying to calm things down by acting as peacemaker as tempers boiled over. Iheanacho told Sky Sports, “Antonio Rudiger went aggressively on Ricardo Pereira and that is what...
FA Cup final: Leicester City’s prize Money for Beating Chelsea 1-0 revealed
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FA Cup final: Leicester City’s prize Money for Beating Chelsea 1-0 revealed

  The prize money Leicester City will earn after winning the 2020/21 FA Cup trophy has been revealed. The FA Cup reached its conclusion on Saturday evening, with Leicester crowned champions after beating Chelsea 1-0 in the final. Youri Tielemans scored the only goal of the match in the second half at Wembley Stadium to ensure Leicester defeated Thomas Tuchel’s side. Chelsea left-back Ben Chilwell’s goal was controversially ruled out by VAR during the encounter. The victory against Chelsea was Leicester’s first-ever FA Cup in the club’s history. However, according to the Mirror, the total prize fund for the FA Cup is £15.9 million, which is distributed among all 188 teams that entered the competition. Leicester pretty much doubled their total prize money by winni...
Sexual Assault Lawsuit against Actor Kevin Spacey Dismissed as Male Accuser Refuses to Reveal his Identity
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Sexual Assault Lawsuit against Actor Kevin Spacey Dismissed as Male Accuser Refuses to Reveal his Identity

The sexual assault civil lawsuit against Hollywood actor, Kevin Spacey is set to be dismissed after the accuser refused to identify himself. The civil lawsuit against the House of Cards star alleges he sexually assaulted a teenager in the 1980s. A federal judge ruled last week that the man -- identified in court documents as C.D. -- who alleged Spacey sexually assaulted him when he was 14 must reveal his identity publicly. According to Judge Lewis A. Kaplan, the public has a legitimate interest in knowing the identity of the man, noting in this case "that interest is magnified because C.D. has made his allegations against a public figure." But Attorneys for the accuser have now filed a letter in a New York court informing the judge of the decision not to reveal his identity...
EPL: Bruno Fernandes Criticize Man United Players after 4-2 Defeat to Liverpool
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EPL: Bruno Fernandes Criticize Man United Players after 4-2 Defeat to Liverpool

  Manchester United midfielder, Bruno Fernandes, has criticized the Red Devils players for not playing at their best against Liverpool following their Premier League 4-2 defeat against the Reds on Thursday. Fernandes believes Man United players gave Liverpool more space during the encounter at Old Trafford, adding that the visitors used the opportunity to score. Goals from Diogo Jota, Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah ensured Liverpool defeated Man United as Fernandes and Marcus Rashford’s two goals were not enough. “We played side to side, we tried to do what we trained at,” Fernandes told MUTV. “When you go down, playing 45 minutes against a team like Liverpool, we tried to push a little more and create danger. “We gave more space to them, and they took that sp...
Super Falcons Will Overcome Ghana -Pinnick Assures
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Super Falcons Will Overcome Ghana -Pinnick Assures

The President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick is confident that the Super Falcons would emerge victorious in the Qualifier match against Ghana. Super Falcons of Nigeria have been drawn to face Ghana in the first round of the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (AWCON) qualifiers. Falcons, known to be the most successful team with nine titles in eleven editions, will once again compete for the first round of the coveted women’s AFCON title. Pinnick who spoke during an interview on Channels Television’s Sports admitted that although the Ghanaian side is tough to beat; the Super Falcons would, however, scale through going by their level of preparedness. “We are not going to joke with the Qualifiers because we are playing Ghana. We are going to take it ve...
Ings Back with a Bang as Saints Beat Crystal Palace
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Ings Back with a Bang as Saints Beat Crystal Palace

Danny Ings scored twice on his return from injury as Southampton came out on top 3-1 in an exciting end-of-season encounter with Crystal Palace. With both teams free of the shackles of relegation it resulted in a pulsating encounter full of chances, sparked by an early Christian Benteke opener (2). But Ings - on his first start since limping off against Tottenham - skilfully equalised with Southampton's first effort on goal (19). Palace squandered a perfect opportunity to take the lead but Luka Milivojevic's penalty was saved by Fraser Forster (41). Southampton made them pay as Che Adams slid home at the back post (48) and Ings neatly finished off a flowing move (75) to wrap up the points. It was a timely reminder of his qualities with only two weeks until Gareth Southgate nam...
#EndSARS: Medical Doctor tells Lagos Judicial Panel how his Hospital Treated Patients with Gunshot Wounds from Lekki Tollgate
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#EndSARS: Medical Doctor tells Lagos Judicial Panel how his Hospital Treated Patients with Gunshot Wounds from Lekki Tollgate

The Lagos State judicial panel on the October 20, 2020 gunshot incident at the Lekki tollgate and the restitution for victims of SARS-related abuses, resumed sitting on Saturday, May 8. At the resumed sitting, a medical doctor with the Grandville Medical Center in Lagos, Dr Aromolafe Ayobami, testified to having treated a total number of 15 patients referred from other hospitals with injuries ranging from gunshots to superficial wounds. The patients were allegedly injured from the gunshot incident that took place during the EndSARS protest at the Lekki tollgate on the night of October 20. ''I am here to give evidence of our hospital encounter during the EndSARS protest period. We had a total number of 15 patients. We had four referrals from Vedic life Healthcare, seven referrals fr...
EPL: Michael Owen predicts Man City vs Chelsea, Arsenal, Man United, other fixtures
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EPL: Michael Owen predicts Man City vs Chelsea, Arsenal, Man United, other fixtures

Former Real Madrid striker, Michael Owen, has predicted some of this weekend’s English Premier Leagues, EPL, fixtures. Manchester City will host Chelsea on Saturday evening at Etihad, while Manchester United will face Aston Villa in an away Premier League tie on Sunday afternoon. Arsenal will host West Brom at Emirates on Sunday night, while Liverpool will tackle Southampton on Saturday night at Anfield. Providing his predictions, Owen told BetVictor, “It’s a dress rehearsal of the UEFA Champions League final at the Etihad as Chelsea make the trip north. “This should be another intense tactical battle between two of the best managers in the game. What makes it more interesting, is that both have contrasting styles. “We saw that in their FA Cup tie when Chelsea took the s...
Arsenal: I feel sorry for Aubameyang – Jack Wilshere
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Arsenal: I feel sorry for Aubameyang – Jack Wilshere

  Former Arsenal star, Jack Wilshere , has admitted he ‘felt sorry’ for captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, after the Gunners were eliminated from the UEFA Europa League on Thursday night. Arsenal was knocked out from the Europa League by Villarreal on a 2-1 aggregate defeat following a 0-0 draw in the semi-final second-leg encounter at Emirates. Aubameyang hit the post twice against Villarreal, but Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta replaced the Gabonese striker with Alexandre Lacazette with 10 minutes to go as the North London club pushed for the winning goal. “I felt a bit sorry for Aubameyang last night because he did not have much service,” WIlshere told talkSPORT. “He did look the most dangerous when they were in the final third. I am sure he will be frustrated, he...
Man City Look To Wrap Up Premier League Title As Chelsea Visit Etihad
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Man City Look To Wrap Up Premier League Title As Chelsea Visit Etihad

Manchester City will be hoping to wrap up the Premier League title today as the Citizens welcome Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium in what has been tagged a dress rehearsal for the Champions League final on May 29. Manchester City and Chelsea have already locked horns twice this season, with the Citizens getting the better of the Blues in the reverse fixture before Thomas Tuchel’s charges handed them a 1-0 loss in the FA Cup semi-final last month. Pep Guardiola & co. will be buoyed by the win over PSG, which confirmed their place in the UEFA Champions League final. And joining Manchester City in the grand finale in Istanbul later this month will be Chelsea, who eased past Real Madrid to set up the date with their rivals. However, the London club have been transformed under the...
Chelsea vs Real Madrid: Rio Ferdinand predicts winner of Champions League tie at Stamford Bridge
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Chelsea vs Real Madrid: Rio Ferdinand predicts winner of Champions League tie at Stamford Bridge

  Manchester United hero, Rio Ferdinand, has predicted the winner between Chelsea and Real Madrid when both teams clash in the Champions League semi-final second-leg tie at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night. Chelsea had played a 1-1 draw with Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final first-leg encounter last week in Spain. Thomas Tuchel’s side head to the game following a 2-0 victory over Fulham in the Premier League last weekend, while Real Madrid defeated Osasuna 2-0 in the LaLiga. Providing his prediction, Ferdinand backed Chelsea to beat Zinedine Zidane’s side to qualify for the Champions League final because the Blues play at a high pace. “After watching Real Madrid play and navigate their way through against Liverpool, I thought the experience was going ...
Super Eagles Striker Simy Nwankwo Reveals how Cristiano Ronaldo snubbed him when he Attempted to Exchange Jerseys with him
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Super Eagles Striker Simy Nwankwo Reveals how Cristiano Ronaldo snubbed him when he Attempted to Exchange Jerseys with him

Super Eagles of Nigeria and Crotone of Italy striker, Simy Nwankwo has revealed his post-match encounter with super star footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo. During a league match in February, Juventus were winning Crotone 3-0. Simy was introduced as a 72nd-minute substitute for Adam Ounas, however, he could not find the back of the net for his team. Simy said after the game had ended, he tried to swap his shirt with Ronaldo but he did not get it as the Serie A top scorer gave it to his compatriot Pedro Pereira instead. Despite the snub, Simy said he hopes to get a shirt from Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski and Barcelona's Lionel Messi. "I tried to exchange the shirt with Cristiano Ronaldo, but he gave it to Pedro Pereira who is Portuguese like him,” Simy told Tribuna. "I w...
Antonio Double Fires West Ham into Fifth
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Antonio Double Fires West Ham into Fifth

Michail Antonio's first-half double was enough for West Ham to see off Burnley 2-1 in an entertaining encounter, sending the Hammers into fifth. Although West Ham saw good early openings, it was Burnley who went ahead in the 19th minute as Tomas Soucek fouled Chris Wood in the box. The striker fired home the penalty, continuing his trend of goals against West Ham (seven goals in eight Premier League games). But two-and-a-half-minutes later, Europe-chasing West Ham were level when Antonio (21) headed home. The lively forward then added his second soon after (29) as he turned home a superb Said Benrahma cross. Having registered 22 shots throughout the whole game, West Ham could have added more to their tally in the second half, although Burnley's Jay Rodriguez had the best chanc...
Tuchel Names Chelsea’s Premier League Squad to Face Fulham
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Tuchel Names Chelsea’s Premier League Squad to Face Fulham

  Chelsea’s squad to face Fulham in today’s English Premier League, EPL, tie has been revealed. According to Football London, Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has named a 22-man squad to tackle Fulham at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea head to the game following a 1-1 draw with Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final first-leg encounter last Tuesday. Tuchel’s men are currently in the fourth position on the Premier League table with 58 points from 33 games. Below is Chelsea’s squad against Fulham: Goalkeepers: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Willy Caballero, Edouard Mendy. Defenders: Marcos Alonso, Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva, Kurt Zouma, Ben Chilwell, Reece James, Cesar Azpilicueta, Emerson Palmieri. Midfielders: Jorginho, N’Golo Kante, Mason Mount, Hakim Ziyech, B...
Champions League: We Lost the Battle, But the War Continues – Neymar
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Champions League: We Lost the Battle, But the War Continues – Neymar

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, has reacted to his side’s Champions League semi-final first-leg 2-1 defeat to Manchester City on Wednesday night in Paris. Neymar said that PSG lost the battle against Man City, but the war continues. The Brazilian also expressed confidence that Mauricio Pochettino’s side can do better against Man City in the second leg. Reacting, Neymar wrote on Twitter after the game, “We lost the battle, but the war continues. “I believe in my team, I believe that we can be better than we were.” Meanwhile, Goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez gave Pep Guardiola’s men a first-leg advantage ahead of next week’s second-leg at the Etihad. Marquinhos did score a header for PSG in the first-half of the encounter.
Tristan Thompson Accused of Cheating on Khloe Kardashian Again
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Tristan Thompson Accused of Cheating on Khloe Kardashian Again

NBA star, Tristan Thompson has been accused of cheating on Khloe Kardashian again. Hip-hop podcast host, Adam22 interviewed 4 girls, who call themselves The Blackout Girls, on the No Jumper podcast. The interview eventually turned to sexual experiences they had recently. During the conversation, one of the girls, Hayden, turns to her friend, Sidney, to ask a question. She says, "How was Tristan Thompson’s di-k?" Sidney initially appears embarrassed but finally answers. She said, "It was a peek-a-boo di-k but baby it was good." Sidney then goes on to spills details of her alleged hook-up with Thompson. She claims, "I did not know he was in a relationship. He told me he was not in a relationship anymore." Sidney also claims she, "talked and hung out" on multip...
Nwakali Scores Again In Relegation Threatened Alcorcon’s Home Defeat
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Nwakali Scores Again In Relegation Threatened Alcorcon’s Home Defeat

Kelechi Nwakali once again found the back of the net but ended on the losing side as relegation threatened Alcorcon were beaten 2-1 by visiting Leganes, in the Spanish Segunda (second division) on Sunday, rushhoursport.com reports. Nwakali, who is on loan to Alcorcon from Huesca, has now scored a goal in each of his last three games. Also, he has scored four goals in 13 appearances for Alcorcon in the Spanish second-tier. He opened scoring for his side just nine minutes into the encounter when he converted from the penalty spot. The defeat leaves Alcorcon in 19th position  (relegation zone) on 38 points in the 22-team league table with six games left to play in the campaign.
BREAKING: Onuachu Inspires Genk To Belgian Cup Win
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BREAKING: Onuachu Inspires Genk To Belgian Cup Win

Nigeria forward Paul Onuachu inspired Genk to a 2-1 win against Standard Liege in the final of the Belgian Cup at the Stade Roi Baudouin, Brussel on Sunday night. Onuachu was in action for 90 minutes in the thrilling encounter. His international teammate Cyriel Dessers was unused substitute for Genk. Yunja Ito put Genk ahead three minutes after the break, while Theo Bongonda doubled the advantage in the 81st minute. John van den Brom’s endured a nervy ending to the game when Jackson Muleka reduced the deficit six minutes before regulation time.
Chukwueze Bags Assist as Villarreal Lose to Barca
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Chukwueze Bags Assist as Villarreal Lose to Barca

The Nigeria international made a frantic effort in an attempt to help the Yellow Submarine avoid their second consecutive loss Samuel Chukwueze provided an assist in Villarreal’s 2-1 defeat to Barcelona in Sunday’s La Liga game. The Yellow Submarine headed into the encounter after losing against Deportivo Alaves and aimed to return to winning ways but failed to get the better of the Blaugrana. Chukwueze made his 12th league start of the season in the encounter and delivered an impressive performance. The Nigeria international helped Unai Emery’s side to hit the ground running in the encounter, scoring as early as the 26th minute. The fleet-footed winger opened the scoring for the Yellow Submarine in a spectacular manner, dribbling past his markers before firing into the ...
West Ham vs Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel’s squad for EPL clash at London Stadium confirmed
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West Ham vs Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel’s squad for EPL clash at London Stadium confirmed

  Chelsea’s squad to face West Ham United in today’s English Premier League, EPL, tie has been revealed. According to Football London, Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has named 24 players to tackle West Ham at the London Stadium. Chelsea head to the game after playing a goalless draw with Brighton in their previous Premier League encounter last Tuesday. Chelsea’s full squad against West Ham includes: Goalkeepers: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Willy Caballero and Edouard Mendy. Defenders: Reece James, Cesar Azpilicueta, Antonio Rudiger, Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva, Kurt Zouma, Ben Chilwell, Marcos Alonso and Emerson. Midfielders: Callum Hudson-Odoi, Hakim Ziyech, Christian Pulisic, N’Golo Kante, Billy Gilmour, Mason Mount, Kai Havertz, Faustino Anjorin and Jorginho....
DMX had them too – Kenyan Pastor, Reverend Lucy Natasha defends having a tattoo after backlash from social media
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DMX had them too – Kenyan Pastor, Reverend Lucy Natasha defends having a tattoo after backlash from social media

Kenyan Pastor, Reverend Lucy Natasha has defended having a tattoo which she flaunted when she received her COVID-19 vaccine jab, following a backlash from social media. The photos which went viral on social media, showed the founder of the Oracle of God ministries receiving her jab on her upper left arm which bears a tattoo emblazoned with the word ‘Oracle’. The photos led to a backlash on social media and divided opinion among both believers and nonbelievers, with some even quoting Leviticus 19:28 which reads "Do not cut your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves. I am the LORD"  in condemnation. Rev Natasha however fired back at critics by sharing a post in which she told her followers not to allow naysayers or negative people discourage them from doing w...
EPL: Thomas Tuchel Sets next big target, Warns Chelsea Players after 1-0 Win Over Man City
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EPL: Thomas Tuchel Sets next big target, Warns Chelsea Players after 1-0 Win Over Man City

  Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel has told his players that their next big target is to win the next Premier League match. He warned his stars against looking too far ahead and insists their ‘next big target’ is simply to win the next match. Chelsea overcame the high-flying Manchester City side 1-0 in their FA Cup semi-final encounter on Saturday evening, ending Pep Guardiola’s hopes of winning the quadruple this season. Chelsea have put themselves in positions to win two trophies – in the FA Cup and Champions League this season with a top-four finish also within their reach. Speaking to the press after their success against City, Tuchel warned his players saying, “Don’t start thinking too way ahead, don’t put your stakes too high, don’t look at the goals which are in t...
Chelsea vs Man City: Tuchel Names Squad for FA Cup semi-final
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Chelsea vs Man City: Tuchel Names Squad for FA Cup semi-final

  Chelsea will take on Manchester City for a place in this year’s FA Cup final on Saturday. This is the second semi-final the Blues will be featuring in. Earlier this week, they saw off FC Porto and will face Real Madrid in the Champions League last four. Mateo Kovacic missed that game, after picking up an injury in training and will miss the City encounter at Wembley. Defender Andreas Christensen is also out with hamstring injury. N’Golo Kante has been given the ‘green light’ though to play 90 minutes. Goalkeepers: Edouard Mendy, Kepa Arrizabalaga, Willy Caballero Defenders: Antonio Rudiger, Marcos Alonso, Thiago Silva, Kurt Zouma, Reece James, Cesar Azpilicueta, Ben Chilwell, Emerson Palmieri Midfielders: Jorginho, N’Golo Kante, Hakim Ziyech, Kai Havertz,...
Chelsea vs Real Madrid: Rivaldo names club to Reach Champions League final
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Chelsea vs Real Madrid: Rivaldo names club to Reach Champions League final

  Brazilian legend, Rivaldo, has predicted Real Madrid to reach the Champions League final this season at the expense of Chelsea. Rivaldo believes Real Madrid’s experience and know-how at this stage of the Champions League will give them an edge over the Premier League giants. Chelsea will tackle Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final fixture later this month. Thomas Tuchel’s men eliminated FC Porto from the Champions League quarter-final encounter a few days ago, while the LaLiga champions knocked Liverpool out from the competition. “I see Real Madrid as the favourite to reach the [Champions League] final because they have a solid and very experienced squad which always tends to play better in these kinds of decisive matches, becoming a specialist in the la...
Slavia Prague vs Arsenal: Arteta’s Squad For Europa League Clash Confirmed
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Slavia Prague vs Arsenal: Arteta’s Squad For Europa League Clash Confirmed

Arsenal’s squad to face Slavia Prague in tonight’s UEFA Europa League quarter-final second-leg tie at the Eden Arena Stadium has been revealed. Arsenal had played a 1-1- draw with Slavia Prague in the Europa League quarter-final first-leg encounter last week at the Emirates Stadium. Mikel Arteta’s men head to the game following a 3-0 win over Sheffield United in the Premier League last Sunday. According to Football London, Arsenal’s full squad against Slavia Prague include: Goalkeepers: Bernd Leno, Mat Ryan and Karl Hein. Defenders: Hector Bellerin, Cedric Soares, Gabriel Magalhaes, Rob Holding, Pablo Mari and Calum Chambers. Midfielders: Willian, Nicolas Pepe, Bukayo Saka, Reiss Nelson, Granit Xhaka, Thomas Partey, Dani Ceballos, Mohamed Elneny, Miguel Azeez, Martin ...
UCL: Luka Modric Cautions Liverpool Ahead of Anfield Battle
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UCL: Luka Modric Cautions Liverpool Ahead of Anfield Battle

  Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modrić has issued warning to Liverpool ahead of the Champions League quarter-final second leg tie on Wednesday. Modric addressed the press at the Anfield press room on the eve of the second-leg encounter against Jurgen Klopp’s side. The Croatian warned that despite their two goals advantage going into the game, Los Blancos were in England to deliver a performance befitting of the competition and will have to put in a top display. “I expect it to be a very demanding game, in which we’ll have to deliver a performance befitting of the competition and we’ll have to put in a top display,” Modric told the press. “We’ll have to try and do what we did in the first leg and attack and defend as a unit, go out to get the win and not defend our le...
PSG Knock Holders Bayern out on Away Goals
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PSG Knock Holders Bayern out on Away Goals

Paris Saint-Germain knocked Bayern Munich out of the Champions League after a 1-0 win for the Bundesliga side was not enough, with the French champions progressing to the semi-finals on away goals. In another elite encounter which followed on from an entertaining first leg which PSG won 3-2 in Germany, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting's goal (40), which came against the run of play after Neymar had hit the post and bar, put Bayern just one goal away from qualification. PSG could have crumbled, knowing they have only made one Champions League semi-final since 1995, but Mauricio Pochettino's team were resolute in defence to see out the result. The French side will face either Manchester City or Borussia Dortmund in the semi-finals.
Tottenham vs Man Utd: I’m Really Sorry – Son Heung-min
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Tottenham vs Man Utd: I’m Really Sorry – Son Heung-min

  Tottenham Hotspur forward, Son Heung-min, has said that he was really sorry for his side’s 3-1 home defeat against Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday. Son, who scored a goal against Man United, said he felt bad because he really wanted to win the encounter. Man United defeated Jose Mourinho’s side, thanks to goals from Fred, Edinson Cavani and Mason Greenwood. The defeat against Arsenal means Tottenham are now six points behind fourth-placed West Ham with seven games remaining. “It’s a really sad afternoon. I am really not bothered about the goal,” Son told Tottenham’s website. “I really wanted to win, especially after the last game [at Newcastle] when I came on, back from injury, we were leading and drew. “I don’t know what to say – I’m reall...
CAFCC: Enyimba Fall To ES Setif; Lose Top Spot
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CAFCC: Enyimba Fall To ES Setif; Lose Top Spot

Enyimba fell to a 3-0 defeat against Algerian club ES Setif in their CAF Confederation Cup matchday four encounter at the May 8 1945 Stadium on Sunday, reports Rushhoursport.com Amir Karaoui gave Setif the lead in the 31st minute after he was teed up by Ahmed Kendouci. Mohamed Amoura doubled their advantage late in the first half. The hosts scored their third goal of the game through Akram Djahnit, who slotted home from the spot in the 65th minute. Djahnit missed the chance to double the home team’s lead when his spot-kick failed to hit the target 10 minutes from time. Enyimba dropped to second position in Group A with six points from four games following the defeat. South Africa’s Orlando Pirates, who thrashed Al Ahli Benghazi of Libya 3-0 earlier in the day top the ...
Why 10-man Leeds United Defeated Man City 2-1 at Etihad – Guardiola
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Why 10-man Leeds United Defeated Man City 2-1 at Etihad – Guardiola

Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola, has explained that 10-man Leeds United defeated his team 2-1 at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon because his players lacked aggression during the encounter. Guardiola said that Man City failed to create chances against Leeds, adding that the visitors’ performances were fantastic. Stuart Dallas opened scoring for Leeds in the first half, before adding another in stoppage time to rule out Ferran Torres’ equaliser. Speaking after the game, Guardiola said at his post-match press conference: “11v11 was tight and we conceded a goal that we could have avoided. We were not aggressive enough in these areas. “We were in the final positions but we couldn’t score the goal and after the sending off, we did not create enough maybe a little mor...
Porto vs Chelsea: Why I Benched Thiago Silva, N’Golo Kante – Tuchel
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Porto vs Chelsea: Why I Benched Thiago Silva, N’Golo Kante – Tuchel

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has explained why he benched Thiago Silva and N’Golo Kante in the Blues’ Champions League quarter-final clash first-leg tie against Porto on Wednesday night. Tuchel decided to name Silva and Kante among Chelsea’s substitutes against Porto at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium in Spain. The German said he left Silva on the bench because the Brazilian defender was not yet at full fitness after being denied the chance to earn 90 minutes against West Brom in the Premier League last Saturday. According to him, he left Kante on the bench because he wanted Chelsea to play quick and fluid attacking football against Porto. However, Tuchel eventually featured Silva and Kante late in the second half of the encounter as the pair replaced Reece James and Mas...
Porto vs Chelsea: Reece James clashes with Cesar Azpilicueta ahead of Champions League tie
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Porto vs Chelsea: Reece James clashes with Cesar Azpilicueta ahead of Champions League tie

  Chelsea right-back, Reece James, clashed with captain Cesar Azpilicueta in the club’s dressing room at Stamford Bridge following the Blues’ Premier League 5-2 shock defeat to West Brom over the weekend. According to the Telegraph, Azpilicueta was quick to give James a piece of his mind after Chelsea’s backline began their inquest into how they conceived five goals at home to a West Brom side that have scored just 25 all season. James was partly at fault for the visitors’ second goal and struggled to shake off the after-effects of that mistake. The 21-year-old England international was also guilty of a number of stray passes for the remainder of the encounter as Sam Allardyce’s men ended Thomas Tuchel’s 14-match unbeaten run, thanks to goals from Matheus Pereira (2), ...
PSG vs Lille: Pochettino Criticizes Neymar, Others after Ligue 1 Home Defeat
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PSG vs Lille: Pochettino Criticizes Neymar, Others after Ligue 1 Home Defeat

Paris Saint-Germain manager, Mauricio Pochettino, has criticized his players, including Neymar, after his side’s Ligue 1, 1-0 home defeat against Lille on Saturday. Pochettino explained that PSG players didn’t create enough chances against Lille, adding that they showed a lack of aggression in the final third of the encounter against the visitors. Jonathan David’s first-half goal gave Lille all three points against PSG at the Parc des Princes as Neymar, and Tiago Djalo were sent off late in the second half of the match. The result means PSG are in the second position on the Ligue 1 table with 3 points behind leaders Lille after 31 games. “We didn’t score, and they did. They created fewer chances than us, but they were more clinical in front of goal,” Pochettino said at his ...
De Bruyne Takes Swipe at Leicester after Manchester City’s 2-0 Victory at King Power
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De Bruyne Takes Swipe at Leicester after Manchester City’s 2-0 Victory at King Power

  Manchester City playmaker, Kevin De Bruyne, has taken a veiled swipe at Leicester City following his side’s Premier League 2-0 victory against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. De Bruyne said Man City’s match against Brendan Rodgers’ really defensive Leicester side was basically a “one team playing” game. According to the Belgium international, Leicester only had one chance that was offside during the encounter. Pep Guardiola’s side defeated Leicester, thanks to goals from Benjamin Mendy and Gabriel Jesus in the second half of the encounter. “I thought it was really good today, especially the first half, which we totally dominated,” De Bruyne told Sky Sports. “They had the one chance that was offside with [Jamie] Vardy but basically, it was ...
Serie A: What Cristiano Ronaldo did to me – Ghanaian forward, Emmanuel Gyasi
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Serie A: What Cristiano Ronaldo did to me – Ghanaian forward, Emmanuel Gyasi

  Ghanaian forward, Emmanuel Gyasi has narrated his encounter with ‘idol’ Cristiano Ronaldo. He said he was shocked when he discovered that Ronaldo was waiting for him in the dressing room to give him his (Ronaldo) shirt. Gyasi, who plays with Serie A side, Spezia and featured in both legs of his side’s league matches with Juventus, noted that Ronaldo has always been his role model. “For me, he is an idol and this too is a dream that came true. He is my idol and I dreamt of playing on the same field with him one day. I never thought of it happening so soon,” he told Joy Sport’s Gary Al-Smith The Ghanaian said that his heart was broken after his first encounter with Ronaldo, when he asked for the Portugal captain’s shirt. “I remember in the first game, I went to h...
Messi thought I elbowed him, refused to give me his shirt – Man United star, McTominay
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Messi thought I elbowed him, refused to give me his shirt – Man United star, McTominay

  Manchester United midfielder, Scott McTominay has revealed his encounter with Lionel Messi when he asked the Barcelona king for his shirt after a Champions League game between the two clubs in 2019. McTominay said his request to Messi, who he believes is the best in the world, was met by a frosty response from the Argentina captain. He said Messi blamed him for a little injury he sustained on his face during the game at Old Trafford and so turned down his request. McTominay, who pleaded with Messi’s national team-mate and United goalkeeper, Romero to get the shirt for him, said he had to let Messi understand that he was not the one that injured him but Chris Smalling. Messi was visibly hurt from a challenge with Chris Smalling and made his frustrations clear to th...

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